St. James Infirmary Blues - Blues traditionnel
St. James Infirmary Blues - Blues traditionnel
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St. James Infirmary Blues

Blues traditionnel

Do you want to play some jazz piano? You'll love our adaptations of St. James Infirmary Blues made popular by Louis Armstrong in 1928. Whatever your piano playing skills, you'll find the right sheet music for your level from our three different adaptations for piano solo, with or without reading aid. Or you can sing along to this traditional blues/gospel piece while playing our piano accompaniment version Level 2. St. James Infirmary is an 18th century American folk song and, although its origin remains unknown, it is sometimes attributed to American songwriter Joe Primrose. The song was very popular in the jazz era and has since been covered by a number of different artists including The Duke Ellington Orchestra, The White stripes, Rikki Lee Jones... It featured in the 1933 film Snow White of the Betty Boop series and the Japanese animated film Metropolis. It has become of the world's best-known jazz standards. To start playing it now, select your level and print out your music sheets from your home.

Piano solo

  • Level 1 (3 pages)
  • Level 2 (3 pages)
  • Level 3 (3 pages)

Piano accompaniment

  • Level 2 (3 pages)
Jazz/blues/gospel sheet music

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